Akamai Co-Founder & Chief Scientist Dr. Tom Leighton to Keynote J.D. Power and Associates Automotive Internet Roundtable

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Dr. Tom Leighton, co-founder and chief scientist for Akamai Technologies, Inc. (Nasdaq: AKAM - News), the leader in powering rich media, dynamic transactions and enterprise applications online, will deliver the keynote presentation on the 'Future of the Internet' at next week's Automotive Internet Roundtable, hosted by J.D. Power and Associates.

J.D. Power and Associates will be joined by leading retailers, OEMs, agencies and automotive Web sites at the Bellagio Resort in Las Vegas, October 7-9, as industry experts and thought leaders discuss how you can leverage the Internet to market and sell more cars.

To learn more, please visit: http://corp.jdpower.com/irt/internet08.

Details on Dr. Leighton’s keynote are as follows:

When: Wednesday, October 8,
8:30 a.m.
Where: Bellagio Resort,
Las Vegas, NV
What: Dr. Tom Leighton to present on the "Future of the Internet" - a look forward at the next 10 years of innovation on the Internet and its impact on the automotive industry.

As one of the world's preeminent authorities on algorithms for network applications, Dr. Leighton's work behind establishing Akamai was based on recognizing that Web congestion could be eased through applied mathematics and algorithms. Akamai has demonstrated this through the creation of the world's largest distributed computing platform, which dynamically routes content and applications across a network of more than 36,000 servers. Dr. Leighton's technology achievements have earned him recognition as one of the Top 10 Technology Innovators in U.S. News & World Report.

The Akamai Difference

Akamai® provides market-leading managed services for powering rich media, dynamic transactions, and enterprise applications online. Having pioneered the content delivery market one decade ago, Akamai's services have been adopted by the world's most recognized brands across diverse industries. The alternative to centralized Web infrastructure, Akamai's global network of tens of thousands of distributed servers provides the scale, reliability, insight and performance for businesses to succeed online. Akamai has transformed the Internet into a more viable place to inform, entertain, interact, and collaborate. To experience The Akamai Difference, visit www.akamai.com.